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  • Pulse Finder game to teach local kids about heart health

    game developed by UMBC students
    February 23, 2017 by Sarah Hansen A team of UMBC students is on a mission to improve cardiovascular health education for kids. Maniraj Jeyaraju ’17, interdisciplinary studies, and Henry Wu ’17,...
    Posted: February 24, 2017 6:54 AM
  • Josiah Dykstra ('13 CompSci) for work tackling cybercrime

    Presidential Early Career Award in Science Engineering
    February 16, 2017 by Megan Hanks Josiah Dykstra, Ph.D. ‘13, computer science, has received the prominent Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE) for his work on...
    Posted: February 17, 2017 8:09 AM
  • UMBC’s Cyber Scholars program stands out as a national model

    new article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    February 3, 2017 by Megan Hanks At a time when just 12 percent of information security analysts are black, Hispanic or Asian, and only 20 percent of information security analysts are women,...
    Posted: February 6, 2017 9:00 AM
  • Grad students participate in UMBC storytelling workshop

    explain complex research to general audiences
    February 3, 2017 by Megan Hanks Nearly 100 graduate students from across Maryland gathered last week for a unique workshop bridging research and storytelling. Laura Wexler, co-founder of...
    Posted: February 6, 2017 8:58 AM
  • Princeton Review: UMBC in 2017 “Colleges That Pay You Back"

    January 31, 2017 by Dinah Winnick UMBC is one of the the nation’s top colleges “for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price,” notes an...
    Posted: January 31, 2017 3:05 PM
  • Securing president’s smartphone and avoiding “cyber-fatigue"

    Cybersecurity experts weigh in
    January 30, 2017 by Megan Hanks With a new administration in the White House, securing the president’s smartphone is a national security priority, but exactly what steps are taken to secure the...
    Posted: January 31, 2017 11:18 AM
  • AAMC highlights UMBC’s national model

    to support minority student success in med school
    January 26, 2017 by Sarah Hansen The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) has published a new article by UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski and Peter Henderson, senior advisor to the...
    Posted: January 30, 2017 8:59 AM
  • UMBC celebrates launch of Hill-Lopes Scholars Program

    focused on supporting women in STEM
    January 26, 2017 by Sarah Hansen Barbara Hill and Ancelmo Lopes were drawn to UMBC by the university’s commitment to providing holistic support for students from all backgrounds. On January 13,...
    Posted: January 27, 2017 11:19 AM
  • US News ranks UMBC online MS degree in information systems

    ranked among top 20 in the nation
    January 10, 2017 by Megan Hanks In new online degree rankings announced January 10, 2017, U.S. News has again recognized online master’s degree in information systems among the top 20 in the...
    Posted: January 10, 2017 10:28 AM
  • Govind Rao receives 2017 Pioneer Award

    for technologies that empower patients and save lives
    January 9, 2017 by Megan Hanks Connected World has named Govind Rao, director of the Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST) and professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental...
    Posted: January 10, 2017 10:24 AM